NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
PED 126 - ARCHERY (1 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Teaches the fundamentals of target archery, including maintenance and use of equipment,  safety, and terminology. Lecture 1 hour.  Laboratory 1 hour.  Total 2 hours per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the basic skills of target archery; to teach the importance of selecting proper equipment and its maintenance; to teach adherence to sport safety at all times, and to emphasize proper practice techniques.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

A. recognize the different parts of the bow and arrow.
B. correctly demonstrate the shooting stance, holding the bow nocking an arrow, drawing a bow, aiming, releasing and following through.
C. understand the different shooting faults and how to correct them.
D. identify archery terminology.
E. demonstrate a knowledge of safety factors.
F. demonstrate a knowledge of scoring an end and a round.
MAJOR ELEMENTS OF CONTENT A. Parts of the bow and arrow
B. Bracing and unbracing the bow
C. Stances in addressing the target
D. Correct shooting form
E. Methods of aiming
F. Terminology and safety
G. Scoring an end and a round
Revised 10/93

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